Somalis in South Africa are the descendants of those who originated from the country of Somalia.
After the civil war in Somalia later last century, many Somalis came to live in South Africa. Many of them are self-employed and have shops and stores. These have proved a success but some have been attacked and looted.
Somalis generally keep to their own communities. They have an Association to represent them. With the situation in Somalia becoming better than it was, some Somalis are returning to Somalia.
The Somalis are Muslims. They live in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Pretoria. They speak Somali and can speak English too.
* Pray that God will give the Somalis dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that South African Christians will lead them to salvation.
* Pray that when reading about Jesus in the Koran, the Somalis will want to find more, read the Bible and give their lives to Jesus Christ.
* Pray for protection for the Somalis in South Africa.
|Profile Source: Anonymous|
|Link Up Africa|
|Praying for Somali|
|Region||East and Southern Africa|
|National Bible Society||Website|
|Persecution Rank||Not ranked|
|Primary Language||Somali (22,000 speakers)|
|Language Code||som Ethnologue Listing|
|Language Written||Yes ScriptSource Listing|
|People Groups||Speaking Somali|
Primary Language: Somali
|Bible Translation ▲||Status (Years)|
|Bible-New Testament||Yes (1972-1976)|
|Possible Print Bibles|
|Amazon||National Bible Societies|
|Forum of Bible Agencies||World Bible Finder|
|Gospel Go||World Bibles|
|Resource Type ▲||Resource Name|
|Audio Recordings||Audio Bible teaching (GRN)|
|Audio Recordings||Online New Testament (FCBH)|
|Audio Recordings||Oral Bible|
|Audio Recordings||Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)|
|Film / Video||God's Story Video|
|Film / Video||I Against My Brother (Indigitube.tv)|
|Film / Video||Jesus Film: view in Somali|
|Film / Video||Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)|
|Film / Video||Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)|
|Film / Video||The Prophets Story (Indigitube.tv)|
|General||Four Spiritual Laws|
|General||Got Questions Ministry|
|Text / Printed Matter||Bible: Kitaabka Quduuska Ah|
|Text / Printed Matter||Bible: Somali Bible|
|Text / Printed Matter||World Missionary Press Booklets|
|Major Religion ▲||Percent *|
|Christianity (Evangelical 0.40 %)||
|Other / Small||
|Christian Segments ▲||Percent|